United Arab Emirates

How Saudi Wahhabism Is the Fountainhead of Islamist Terrorism

The Huffington Post 23 January 2015
By Yousaf Butt

LONDON -- The horrific terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo weekly in Paris have led to speculation as to whether the killers -- the brothers Chérif and Saïd Kouachi -- were


'Death to France!' as Islamic Protests Go Global

CBN News 22 January 2015
By Mark Martin

Muslims in several countries are outraged over the newest cover image of Islam's Prophet Mohammed by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The magazine's new cartoon,


Up to 8,000 Nepali girls trafficked to Dubai

THE TIMES OF INDIA 12 January 2015
By Neeraj Chauhan

NEW DELHI: A multi-agency international operation, led by Central Bureau of Investigation, has stumbled upon an organized racket of trafficking of young Nepalese girls to Dubai


AQAP to reap windfall from Paris attacks

Money Jihad 10 January 2015

After Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility for planning the attack against Charlie Hebdo, former CIA deputy director Mike Morell told CBS Radio News


Muslim Cleric’s Visit to Jerusalem Exposes Rift Between Qatar, Moderate Arab States

The Tower 10 January 2015

On Monday, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Madani, paid a rare visit to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque, announcing what he termed an


Ridley Scott's Exodus movie banned in UAE and Qatar

CNBC 6 January 2015
By Yousef Gamal El-Din

Hollywood movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was banned this week in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, as the religious epic proves controversial in the Middle East.


Biblical movie ‘Exodus’ banned in the UAE

Arabian Business 5 January 2015

The UAE has become the third Arab country, after Morocco and Egypt, to ban the Hollywood movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings”. Ridley Scott’s $140 million epic blockbuster, which


UAE names 83 terrorist groups including two from US

The Arab Daily News 5 January 2015
By Ray Hanania

The United Arab Emirates designated 83 Muslim organizations around the world as "terrorist organizations” including two American groups with prominent public profiles, the


Qatar Not Alone in Supporting IS - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Involved: Experts

Sputnik International 16 December 2014
By Svetlana Alexandrova, Daria Chernyshova

Qatar was supporting a range of Islamists in Syria and Iraq from the Muslim Brotherhood to Salafi Jihadist groups along with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, experts told Sputnik News


Dad rapes little daughter for 10 years

Emirates 24/7 15 December 2014

A Saudi father raped his little daughter for nearly 10 years before he was arrested by the police and the girl was taken to the social service centre. The unnamed father had first


Islamic State: Coalition 'pledges more troops' for Iraq

BBC News 9 December 2014

The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants has pledged to send an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq, a top US commander has said. Lt Gen James Terry, who is


Two Saudi women held for driving, to serve 25 more days

Irish Independent 8 December 2014
By Aya Batrawy

Two Saudi women detained nearly a week ago for violating the kingdom's female driving ban were ordered to be held for 25 more days yesterday, according to a relative. The women


Respected journalists expose media bias against Israel

The Times of Israel 3 December 2014
By Yochanan Visser

Until now media bias against Israel has been exposed by pro-Israel NGO’s like Honest Reporting and Camera. But now respected journalists have decided to break the silence and


Saudi Women Continue Their Fight for the Right to Drive

VICE 2 December 2014
By Helen Nianias

On Sunday night, 25-year-old activist Loujain al-Hathloul was ?banned from entering Saudi Arabia from the UAE. She had her passport confiscated by border police and was forced


Sharjah show to give thrust to UAE's halal move

Zawya 1 December 2014

With the UAE all set to introduce a label to certify halal products, the halal industry is eagerly waiting for the first major gathering of scholars, government bodies and


Hamas-linked CAIR: A Terror Organization

Islamist Watch 25 November 2014
By Robert Spencer

The United Arab Emirates last week approved a list of 86 "designated terrorist organisations and groups, including the usual suspects – the UAE Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic


Tanzania evicting 40,000 people from homeland to make room for Dubai royal family

Salon.com 24 November 2014
By Joanna Rothkopf

40,000 Masai people will be evicted from their homeland in Tanzania, because the Dubai royal family has bought it with the intention of using it as a reserve to hunt big game


Danish Muslim group on international terror list

The Local / Denmark 18 November 2014

Around eighty extremist groups were listed by the UAE, with Islamic organizations in Denmark, Sweden and Norway featured alongside the likes of the Islamic State (Isis) and


Emirates put Norwegian Islamic group on terror list

The Local Norway 18 November 2014

Around 80 extremist groups were listed by the UAE, with Islamic organizations in Sweden, Norway and Denmark featured alongside the likes of the Islamic State (Isis) and


Austrian Saudi school ‘teaching anti-Semitic values’

RT 18 November 2014

The Saudi School – a private institution for Middle Eastern immigrants in Vienna – is being investigated for allegedly teaching anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories, according

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